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NBC News 19 Oct 2020

Video Appears To Show Employee Putting Hands On Customer After Man Refuses To Wear Mask


A confrontation at a Spokane, Wash., grocery store went viral after a customer refused to wear a mask, claiming he had a medical condition. The argument escalated after a Yoke's Fresh Market employee appeared to put his hands on the customer and throw his cellphone. The incident is under investigation by the store's corporate management.

Senior White House adviser Hope Hicks joined President Trump on his two-day trip to North Carolina, Florida and North Carolina, flying on Air Force One two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19.
Boris Johnson's strategy to tackle the pandemic in England with a 3-Tier system of restrictions set by the government in Westminster is facing a major challenge.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Labour's Andy Burnham, is resting plans to place the region in Tier 3, with the toughest restrictions.

He said it would amount to a "punishing lockdown" without proper financial support for the people and businesses affected. His views were backed by Conservative MPs and local council leaders.

Meanwhile more areas of England are being moved up to Tier 2 - or High Alert. This now will include cities, towns and villages stretching from Barrow in Furness in Cumbria to Elmbridge in Surrey. It includes London, Essex, and York and it means that 28 million people will no longer be able to mix indoors with other households.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by political editor Laura Kuenssberg, special correspondent Lucy Manning, Ed Thomas in Burnley and economics editor Faisal Islam.
Vice President Mike Pence gives update on President Trump after the President is cleared to leave Walter Reed.
Cafes, pubs and restaurants - as well as some local councils - have stepped in to offer free school meals for children in England during half term, after the government refused to fund them.

The footballer Marcus Rashford, who has campaigned on the issue, says he will continue to press the government to change its mind and offer free meals during school holidays.

Reeta Chakrabarti presents BBC News at Ten reporting by education correspondent Elaine Dunkley.

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